Overland Park
6700 W 110th St Overland Park KS 66211
Today's Hours: 5:00 am - 11:00 pm

Junior Developmental Program

FALL SESSION 1
August 13 - October 21 

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Tots (Ages 3-5)

Tots class is your child’s first experience on a tennis court. This is an informal environment that establishes a foundation for gross motor skill development. Tots focuses on coordination training, movement and balance skills, as well as sending and receiving skills. Games are an important part of the program and the children will be exposed to games that are both fun and tennis related.

Monday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 


 

Rookies (Ages 6-8)

A program of movement, balance, coordinated and motor skill development with a focus on self and partner rallying skills on the 36’ court.The children will learn how to initiate a rally, how to move and judge a ball (reception and centering skills), how to control the racquet at the contact point and control the height, direction and depth that will be the foundation of their future tennis development.

Monday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wednesday      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

Advanced Rookies (Ages 9-10)

Children will continue to learn the skills of the 60’ court. By the end of this program, a child should be able to play Quickstart Tennis. The children will learn how to move effectively so as to insure good position and balance for each shot.

Monday 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Wednesday      4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

 

Smashers (Orange Ages 11-12, Green Ages 11 -14)

Children will learn the basics of tactical play from the 60’ & 78’ court for both singles and doubles. Swing rhythm on the forehands and backhands will be emphasized, and children will learn how to differentiate between a volley action and a ground stroke action.

Tuesday      4:30 pm – 6:00 pm  
Thursday 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm 

 

Match Play Options

Genesis Interclub match play encompasses all ages and abilities. Players will have the opportunity to play both singles and doubles in a rotating format. This is a great way to gain competitive match play experience and to make new friends!

Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Red Ball
  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Advance Rookies
  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Smashers

 

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